9 Gifts in Pantone's Color of the Year for 2014 (Er, But What Is Radiant Orchid, Exactly?)

Pantone's color of the year for 2014 is … radiant orchid. Here's how Pantone describes it: “An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health. It is a captivating purple, one that draws you in with its beguiling charm.” ...more
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'Tis the Season to Be Cozy!

Cozy season is here! The past few days, we've been bundled up extra warm by the fireplace...with Nutella hot cocoa in hand. ...more
natashaufl Thank you! Aren't those mugs the cutest!? :) xomore

Stylish Gifts for All the Ladies In Your Life

I think these gift ideas (or some variation of them) will be treasured by all of the ladies in your life. I did my best to keep things under $100. I included a couple of pricier items, but for the most part, they are all budget friendly. ...more
Great ideas.... I usually buy gifts whenever I like them and gift them to someone whom it suits ...more

5 Under-$35 Beauty Stocking Stuffers I Can't Live Without

'Tis the season, right? Well, not really -- but the retail industry says it is, so I am jumping on board. There are five things I want in my stocking every year -- and I am sharing them with you. Why? Because they are affordable beauty necessities, well in my world anyway, and perhaps in yours in the future. ...more
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How to Have Yourself a Retro Little Christmas

I love me some retro Christmas decorations. Seasonal decor is my favorite of all my many collections. It's easy to run to the local big box retailer and decorate a mantel that looks just like your neighbors or wrap a gift in the same paper seven of your cousins will use. A quick way to set yourself apart is to throw a bit of vintage Christmas kitsch into the mix. Let me show you what I mean....more
Oh my, that Coke crate is just absolute eye candy.  So awesome!more

Picking Out the Perfect Party Dress for Your Body

Picking out a dress for a special party can seem daunting. There are an overwhelming amount of options in the stores and online and it seems each year there are more and more sequins to choose from. The key to picking out that perfect dress is selecting the right one for your body type. There have been plenty of occasions when I've purchased a dress because it was trendy or I simply loved the fabric but later discovered it just wasn't right for my body. If you follow your instinct and this easy guide, you'll be able to find a dress you feel beautiful and confident in for this party and for years to come....more
A stunning collection of party dresses. All the dresses having unique and attractive look....more

Five Fabulous Statement Necklaces from High to Low

Big, bold, bright statement necklaces are the perfect accessory really. Dress up tee shirts with them, wear one with a business emsemble for a pop, dress up your basics, and of course, cocktail parties!...more
BTW, Overstock.com points out, rightly so, that their gold necklace is REAL GOLD, for which ...more

The Best Drugstore Beauty Buys

Think you have to spend a fortune at designer stores for quality beauty products? Think again. Often overlooked, the drugstore is packed full of products that perform just as well as their expensive counter parts. Though it takes some experimenting, once you find products that work for your body, you'll find yourself saving a ton of money! Today I'm sharing a few of my favorite products for your skin, hair and makeup. I seem to find the best prices at Target or Walmart versus smaller drugstores, but if you live in a city you can also order online from these spots or try Drugstore.com which often runs promotions and sales. ...more
Oooo great tips!  I love Drug Store goodies. I'm not so sure about the coconut oil in my hair ...more